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18 officers return home from SAMIM

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A team of 18 officers who took part in the SADC mission in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique contingent II, have returned home.

Namibia has consistently fulfilled all of its financial obligations to the Southern African Development Community Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM), demonstrating its dedication to fostering peace in Cabo Delgado.

The country committed a cash amount of about N$5,8 million instead of deploying troops to help SADC fight an Islamic extremist insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique.

MIRCO plans to establish inter-ministerial committee on diplomacy

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The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Peya Mushelenga, has unveiled plans to establish a permanent inter-ministerial committee on economic diplomacy.

The meeting first observed a moment of silence in remembrance of the death of the late President Hage Geingob.

Dr. Mushelenga, in his address, emphasised that the proposed committee on diplomacy would play a pivotal role in guiding decision-making on economic diplomacy, providing insights on when and how to act to maximise the benefits for Namibia.

25th Ordinary MCO to deploy SADC Force Brigade Plus to DRC

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The 25th Ordinary Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ on Politics will deploy the SADC Force Brigade Plus to the DRC to address the security situation in that country.

The Chairperson of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ and Namibia's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, made the announcement during the opening of the organ meeting in Windhoek.

The ongoing armed conflict in the DRC has affected thousands of families and created a humanitarian crisis.

SADC to deploy Force Brigade Plus to DRC

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The 25th Ordinary Meeting of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ on Politics has decided to deploy the SADC Force Brigade Plus to the DRC to address the security situation in that country.

The Chairperson of the Ministerial Committee of the Organ and Namibia's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, made the announcement during the opening of the organ meeting in Windhoek.

MIRCO management urged to effectively implement strategies

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The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation has urged the ministry's management to effectively implement strategies.

During a management retreat, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah emphasised with concern the trend of poor implementation of set goals and strategies.

Nandi-Ndaitwah says management needs to understand the tools at their disposal, such as skills development and human and financial capacities, for effective strategic plan implementation.

MIRCO management urged to effectively implement strategies

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The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation (MIRCO) has urged the Ministry’s management to effectively implement strategies.

During a management retreat, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says management needs to understand the tools at their disposal, such as skills development and human and financial capacities, for effective strategic plan implementation.

She noted that the retreat will provide a conducive platform to reflect on MIRCO’s achievements over the past six years and to draw from the lessons learned as a basis for future planning.

MIRCO Minister tables Ministry's vote for over N$932.7 million in National Assembly

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International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has tabled the ministry's vote of over N$932.7 million in the National Assembly for consideration. 

In her motivation speech, Nandi-Ndaitwah said the budget is guided by Vision 2030, NDP5, Harambee Prosperity Plan and the Swapo Party Manifesto.

In line with her ministry's mandate of international diplomacy, Nandi-Ndaitwah expressed condolences to those who died from the devastating earthquake in Syria and Turkiye and Cyclone Freddy, wishing survivors a speedy recovery. 

Namibia called to take advantage of JCC with Venezuela

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The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation has called on Namibia to take advantage of the Joint Commission of Cooperation (JCC) with Venezuela.

The JCC will focus on areas such as mining, housing and urban development, agriculture and food security, education, the arts and culture, gender equality, and trade.

Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah specifically pointed out that Namibia gives great focus to agriculture and food security.